Mark your calendars! These pet celebrations are coming up in January

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Of course everyone is excited to ring in the New Year, and, apparently January is also National Oatmeal Month. It is also the month of some frightening-sounding events, including No Pants Subway Ride Day (January 10, 2021) and Kiss a Shark week (Jan. 24-30). We think we’ll pass on those, but there are some special pet-related celebrations coming up in January to be aware of too.

Using, which posts an extensive list of holidays and observances for each month of the year, we also found out that January is:

Also according to the same site, pet-related weekly observances include:

As for special days, the site sites:

Thus, it sounds as if there will be plenty for people and pets to celebrate in January. Did we miss any pet-related dates? Are there any of the above you’d like to know more about? Let us know in the comments section.

Happy New Year!


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